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Ashok Singhal compares Modi with Nehru
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Ashok Singhal compares Modi with Nehru

Feb 6 2013, 5:08am CST | by

Allahabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal Wednesday said the public demand that Modi be made prime minister reminded him of Nehru.

Allahabad, Feb 6 — Comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal Wednesday said the public demand that...

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Ashok Singhal compares Modi with Nehru

Feb 6 2013, 5:08am CST | by

Allahabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal Wednesday said the public demand that Modi be made prime minister reminded him of Nehru.

Allahabad, Feb 6 — Comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal Wednesday said the public demand that Modi be made prime minister reminded him of Nehru.

"There was demand from the masses in the first general elections to make Nehru prime minister... I see a similar demand for Modi now," Singhal told reporters in Allahabad.

He, however, said that it was up to the political party (BJP) to decide who would be its prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 polls.

The VHP leader's statement came even as BJP national president Rajnath Singh was set to attend a meeting of the central advisory committee of the VHP here, amid reports that Modi's candidature for prime ministership will be discussed at a conclave during the ongoing Maha Kumbh.

Modi is set to visit Allahabad next week, and take a ritual bath in the Ganga Feb 12, during the ongoing Maha Kumbh, which occurs once every 12 years.

Some sects of ascetics oppose the visit of Modi to the Maha Kumbh, saying that the occasion is not a political one, and religious practices should not be politicised. Members of Sant Samaj Swami Adhokshajananda Kumbh said Modi must first apologise for the communal carnage in Gujarat 2002.

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The Economist is facing harsh criticism this week after an article published Monday continues to raise eyebrows for its offensive description of Indian-Americans. The story, which detailed Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's appearance at New York's Madison Square Garden Sunday night, opened with a tasteless characterization of the crowd: From The Economist: Inside are over 18,000 Indian-Americans, as prosperous and upstanding a diaspora as you will find from the ...
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The following is a guest post by political scientist Sonal S. Pandya of the University of Virginia. ****** Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent U.S. visit has included a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, dinner with President Obama at the White House, and a sold-out appearance at Madison Square Garden. At the top of his agenda, however, is something decidedly less glamorous: persuading American firms to invest in India. Between ...
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By James B. Kelleher (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen U.S. company chiefs on Monday that he ...
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By Mario Molina, V. Ramanathan and Durwood Zaelke During his first official visit to the United States this week, India's popular Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will meet with President Obama, as well as with CEOs of top U.S corporations, to encourage investment to support India's development goals, which include providing renewable energy for the 400 million citizens who lack access today. Mr. Obama can help Mr. Modi achieve his development goals by providing a packa ...
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A Conversation With Narendra Modi

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Narendra Modi, prime minister of India, discusses economic growth in India and U.S.-India relations. ...
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President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Modi meet in NY

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Premier Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions when they met in New York on Sunday (28th September) and agreed to work towards further strengthening relations between the two countries, states a President's ...
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India's PM Modi Appears At Madison Square Garden

Sep 28 2014 9:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after addressing a hushed U.N. General Assembly, where headphone-wearing delegates rarely break into a smile, India's new prime minister is assured a raucous reception as he addresses a crowd from a rotating stage at Madison Square Garden. Exhibiting unusual glitz for a visiting leader, Narendra Modi takes a star turn at the famous New York auditorium as he courts the Indian-American community on hi ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has stirred hopes and excitement in sections of India’s large and far-reaching diaspora, will take the stage at Madison Square Gar ...
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